The Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble

The Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble announces the final pair of concerts in its 36th season to be held at Old Pine Street Church, 4th and Pine Streets in historic Society Hill. Audience members are invited to meet the musicians at a free reception in the church hall following each concert.

The Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble is the oldest continuously performing chamber ensemble in Philadelphia and the only chamber group in residence in Society Hill. The Ensemble, under the direction of Donald Montanaro, is comprised of some of Philadelphia’s finest musicians, all current or retired members of The Philadelphia Orchestra. Most are also faculty members at The Curtis Institute of Music and/or The Esther Boyer School of Music of Temple University.

The program for this pair of concerts is:

Joseph Haydn: Quartet in G Major, Op. 5 No. 2, Hob. II:G4, for flute, violin, viola and cello.

Bernard Garfield: Soliloquy, for bassoon and harp

Gabriel Pierné: Variations libres et finale, Op. 51, for flute, violin, viola, cello and harp

Franz Schubert: Octet in F Major, Op. posth. 166, D. 803, for clarinet, bassoon, horn, two violins, viola, cello, and double bass

Old Pine Street Church is handicap-accessible. Parking is permitted on the south side of Pine Street between 3rd and 6th Streets with a window card obtainable from the church at concert time. Parking is also available in garages and parking lots in the area.

Seating is unreserved. Individual tickets are $25 at the door. Student tickets are $5. Up to two teens are admitted free with an accompanying paying adult. For information or to be placed on the mailing list, please call 215-542-4890.

The Philadelphia Chamber Ensemble
When: April 5, 2013
Time: 8:00am
Where: Old Pine Street Church
Cost: $25
More Info: http://www.oldpine.org


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